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# Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons

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ISTE2011 - Model Lesson. Be the student in three math lessons enhanced with different types of targeted-learning GeoGebra (freeware) applets: classroom, math practice, and one you will create. http://bit.ly/sdedBK

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### Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons

1. 1. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons in 6-12 Math Classrooms Model Lesson - Download Handout
2. 2. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska , Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>U St. Clement of Ohrid, Bitola, FYR Macedonia </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Joel Duffin , Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>OER Glue - NLVM - eNLVM </li></ul><ul><li>Maria Droujkova , Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Math, Founder and Director </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Dani Novak , Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, USA </li></ul>
3. 3. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Lesson 1: Pythagorean theorem  </li></ul><ul><li>R2U classroom applet </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson 2: Linear inequalities on the number line </li></ul><ul><li>uDo math practice applet </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson 3: Dynamic triangles with base=8 and height=3  </li></ul><ul><li>DIY construction/simulator applet </li></ul><ul><li>Types of applets used in math education   </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating and Feedback:  Google Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion and Summary </li></ul>
4. 4. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>geogebramath.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
5. 5. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Lesson 1: Pythagorean theorem  - R2U classroom applet </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Use this applet to  </li></ul><ul><li>calculate or check  </li></ul><ul><li>calculations from Pythagoras's theorem. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>You input 2 sides and the applet calculates the </li></ul><ul><li>3rd side and draws the  </li></ul><ul><li>triangle. </li></ul>
6. 6. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Lesson 2: Linear inequalities on the number line </li></ul><ul><li>uDo math practice applet -  solve and get feedback! </li></ul>
7. 7. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GeoGebra as free dynamic math software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>geogebra.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
8. 8. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Lesson 3: Dynamic triangles with base=8 and height=3  </li></ul><ul><li>DIY construction/simulator applet - learn by doing </li></ul>
9. 9. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Applets varieties:  </li></ul><ul><li>Pseudo-3D pedagogical taxonomy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedagogical purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Targeted learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring and problem-solving </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Show&tell </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Closed-ended input </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parametric makers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction and drawing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User-generated content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>R2U </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>uDo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DIY </li></ul></ul></ul>Join the sorting fun at Math Future wiki
10. 10. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Purpose, interface, user role pseudo-dimensions: NOT independent! </li></ul>Targeted learning Exploring & Problem-solving Art Show&Tell R2U Sine & the unit circle uDo ----- DIY ----- R2U Dynamic Frisbee uDo ----- DIY ----- R2U Spiraling stars uDo ----- DIY ----- Closed- ended input R2U ----- uDo Inequalities DIY ----- R2U ----- uDo ----- DIY ----- R2U ----- uDo ----- DIY ----- Parametric makers R2U Pythagorean triplets uDo --why not?-- DIY Quadrilaterals R2U Geometric explorations uDo --why not?-- DIY Parametric function grapher R2U Cycloid uDo --why not?-- DIY Sri Yantra Mandala Construction and drawing R2U ----- uDo Mid-point DIY GeoGebra itself! R2U ----- uDo --why not?-- DIY GeoGebra itself! R2U ----- uDo --why not?-- DIY Kaleidoscope
11. 11. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Here we explored 3 types of applets, namely: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ready-to-use R2U applet that shows the math interactively, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>math-practice uDo applets that generate random problems to be solved interactively, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>do-it-yourself DIY applet where the student himself builds a simulator of a problem and learns by doing  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>GeoGebra as free dynamic math software: geogebra.org </li></ul>
12. 12. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Questions: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you have access to a video projector so that you can use a R2U classroom applet easily? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you think your students would practice using applets that generate problems similar to those on standardized tests? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you have access to a computer laboratory so that you can have students create simulators together with you? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What kinds of applets do you think you might use in your teaching? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Would you be interested in using/rating/creating applets? </li></ul></ul>  Survey
13. 13. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons  in 6-12 Math Classrooms <ul><li>Discussion and Summary </li></ul><ul><li>See responses to survey: </li></ul>
14. 14. Using and Evaluating Applet Enhanced Lessons in 6-12 Math Classrooms Model Lesson